Don't Pay Entry Loads while investing in Equity Mutual Funds
SEBI has recently enabled us to avoid paying entry loads while investing in Equity Mutual Funds. However, I still find that lots of our friends continue to invest through distributors (and hence pay a hefty entry load) instead of investing directly - Please read this link to find out the benefits of not paying an entry load:
So far as choosing an apt fund for you (which is supposed to be the only reason besides "convenience" why you invest to MF distributors), all you need to do is visit websites like valueresearchonline.com to figure out the answers to all your queries!
Every penny saved is a pound saved, over a period of time!